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78rpm Records Digitized by George Blood, L.P.

Newest uploads! Auto-78-twitter.  Through the Great 78 Project the Internet Archive has begun to digitize 78rpm discs for preservation, research, and discovery with the help of George Blood, L.P.. 78s were mostly made from shellac, i.e., beetle resin, and were the brittle predecessors to the LP (microgroove) era.   @great78project for uploads as they happen.
Turntable used for 78rpm digitization of four simultaneous recordings with different needles.

The digitization project currently focuses on discs that are less likely to be commercially available--or available at all in digital form--particularly focusing on underrepresented artists and genres. Digitization will make this less commonly available music accessible to researchers in a format where it can be manipulated and studied without harming the physical artifacts. We have preserved the often very prominent surface noise and imperfections and included files generated by different sizes and shapes of stylus to facilitate different kinds of analysis.

There’s no way to predict if the digital versions of these 78s will outlast the physical items, so we are preserving both to ensure the survival of these cultural materials for future generations to study and enjoy.

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Apr 8, 2018 Jaye P. Morgan; Frank De Vol; Arnold Peckjian; Richard H. Friedman
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Performer: Jaye P. Morgan Writer: Arnold Peckjian; Richard H. Friedman Vocal With Orchestra. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Big Band
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Apr 8, 2018 Jaye P. Morgan; Frank De Vol; Peter De Rose; George Brown
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Performer: Jaye P. Morgan Writer: Peter De Rose; George Brown Vocal With Orchestra. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Jazz
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Apr 6, 2018 Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra; Redd Evans; Phil Springer
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Performer: Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra Writer: Redd Evans; Phil Springer and Chorus. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Apr 6, 2018 Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra; Springer; Javits; Zeeman
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Performer: Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra Writer: Springer; Javits; Zeeman and Chorus. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Apr 6, 2018 Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus; Springer; Javits; Zeeman
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Performer: Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus Writer: Springer; Javits; Zeeman Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Apr 6, 2018 Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus; Redd Evans; Phil Springer
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Performer: Jaye P. Morgan; Hugo Winterhalter's Orchestra and Chorus Writer: Redd Evans; Phil Springer Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 482.0, Rolloff: -13.75. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Jun 16, 2017 Della Reese; Sid Bass Orch.; Cole Porter
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Performer: Della Reese; Sid Bass Orch. Writer: Cole Porter Vocal. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Jun 16, 2017 Della Reese; Sid Bass Orch.; Roy Jordan; Sid Bass
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Performer: Della Reese; Sid Bass Orch. Writer: Roy Jordan; Sid Bass Vocal. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames....
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Jun 16, 2017 Della Reese; Sid Bass
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Performer: Della Reese Writer: Della Reese Vocal with Orch. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0 mil truncated conical, 2.3 mil truncated conical, 2.8 mil truncated conical, 3.3 mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number:...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music
Source: 78
78 RPMs and Cylinder Recordings
Jun 16, 2017 Della Reese; Sid Bass; Cahn; Styne
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Performer: Della Reese Writer: Cahn; Styne Vocal with Orch. Digitized at 78 revolutions per minute. Four stylii were used to transfer this record. They are 2.0mil truncated conical, 2.3mil truncated conical, 2.8mil truncated conical, 3.3mil truncated conical. These were recorded flat and then also equalized with Turnover: 400.0, Rolloff: -12.0. The preferred versions suggested by an audio engineer at George Blood, L.P. have been copied to have the more friendly filenames. Matrix number: JB-417...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 78rpm, Popular Music, Sheet Music
Source: 78